The Tigers fall to 11-5 and 1-1 in American Conference action while the Cougars improve to 9-5 and 1-1 in conference play.
The Memphis women's volleyball team made waves on Friday evening as it picked up its ninth-straight victory, winning a three-set (25-23, 25-13, 25-15) match with Tulane at Devlin Fieldhouse in New Orleans to open up American Conference play.
The Tigers go into the weekend riding an eight-match winning streak, the longest streak since 2004 and lengthiest run under head coach April Jauregui.
The Memphis volleyball team picked up its seventh and eighth consecutive victories on Saturday at the DISH Lady Vol Classic on Saturday over Montana State and Austin Peay.
The Memphis volleyball team picked up its fifth and sixth-consecutive victories on Friday afternoon at the DISH Lady Vol Classic in Knoxville against Mercer and Tennessee
Watch highlights of the Tiger volleyball team's annual Blue & Gray preseason scrimmage and hear from head coach April Jauregui as she talks about her outlook on the upcoming season.
Appeared in 122 of 126 sets ... Saw action in all 32 matches and made 31 starts ... Ranked among the conference leaders in assists (3rd) ... Led the team with 1,297 assists (10.63 per set) and a .944 serving percentage ... Also had 299 digs (third on team; 2.45 per set) 80 kills, 44 total blocks and 17 service aces ... Had 120.5 points ... Posted three 60-assist performances , including a career-high 65 assists in the regular-season finale vs. USF (Nov. 29) ... Her 65 assists were the most for a single match in American Athletic Conference play ... Her other two 60-assist matches were at Evansville on Sept. 14 (60 assists) and at Cincinnati on Sept. 29 (61) ... Recorded 50 assists in three additional matches ... Posted 15 double-doubles (assists-digs) ... Had a season-best nine kills against Cincinnati (Sept. 29) ... Had a career-high 23 digs at USF (Oct. 25) ... Posted a season-best four blocks three times (at Houston, vs. Rutgers, vs. USF) ... Had season-high four blocks in three different matches, on the road against Houston and at home against Rutgers and USF.
Prior to Memphis
Earned four letters as a setter at St. Ursula Academy under head coach John Buck ... Assembled her most productive season as a senior, guiding the Arrows to a 28-1 record and the school's second state title ... Completed her prep career by leading the Arrows to a No. 1 ranking in the state of Ohio, as well as a MaxPreps.com national ranking of No. 25 ... Two-time All-Ohio Division I first team pick ... Voted to compete in both the District 7 Senior All-Star and Ohio State All-Star matches ... Recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) on the 2010-11 Under Armour Girls High School All-America Watch List ... Garnered District 7 and Toledo City League Player of the Year honors ... A PrepVolleyball.com National Senior of the Year finalist ... Earned academic All-American honorable mention and PrepVolleyball.com elite honorable mention honors during her career ... Holds St. Ursula school records for service aces and assists ... Played for the Toledo Volleyball Club during the summers.